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Online Drum lessons by Fun Lovin' Criminals original member

I know that the details of musicianship is just as important when teaching my students the drums. “Teaching and learning are both about exploration, inquiry and experimentation.” I approach each lesson fully committed to spark a student’s imagination and musical understanding through these principles.

With Jazz, Rockschool or Custom curriculums, my students will be equipped with the practical skills of sheet reading, accompaniment styles, technique and improvisations in all genres. They can then take their creativity of music in many directions ready for real world situations. Questions are asked throughout lessons to allow students to make their own decisions and take ownership of their musical interpretations. My studio is professionally equipped with 4 switchable HD cameras, Students can view from different angles throughout the lesson.
My joy in teaching is seeing students’ ideas develop and being there, guiding them each step of the way. My true purpose is to help students become problem solvers and independent learners, in discovering their own artistic voices, whilst daring them to be more than who they think they can be.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Drums:
Band practice, Blues, Improvisation, Jazz, Latin-world music, Orchestral music, Pop, Rock, Sticking pattern
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist and music educator that moved from New York City to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2015. He is mostly recognized as the original drummer, composer and co-producer for the band Fun Lovin’ Criminals. During his tenure with the band he toured the world as a signed Major Label artist Capitol/EMI/Chrysalis. His involvement allowed him to record and produce in some of the biggest recording studios in the United States and Britain (Electric Lady/Platinum Sound/Avatar/BBC) .

He graduated from a Syracuse, New York University, with a degree in music performance and  has been playing drums for 43 years. He is also accredited with a diploma from New York’s Sound and Music Institute where he learned the holistic approach of sound healing. Through his lessons Stephen offers teaching of all genres of music as well as focusing on the techniques of drumming. Bringing his experience to the classroom, he prepares his students for every aspect of being a drummer in todays world

FLC-Scooby Snacks live in Belgium


FUN LOVIN CRIMINALS King of new york.live phoenix fest 96


Improvised drum solo NYC


Original guitar/vocal composition NYC


Conan O’Brien Show

Education

Onondaga College a Syracuse University Degree in musical performance.
Private lessons with most notably Frank Briggs author of the famous drum book, The Complete Modern Drum Set.
Diploma in Holistic sound healing from Open Center, NYC.

Experience / Qualifications

10 years teaching experience.
Many students with Rockschool distinction.
Major label credits in composing, performing, producing, mixing and editing.
Multiple international Gold and Platinum record awards.

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